Monster Hunter: World – Iceborne expansion debuting at E3 2019 with new monsters

Ahead of the debut of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne at E3 2019 next week, Capcom has just released a brand new trailer providing a look at the story for the highly anticipated massive expansion to Capcom’s best-selling title of all time. With a deep content offering that rivals the volume of the original release of Monster Hunter: World, the upcoming Iceborne expansion will be coming to the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, globally on September 6th, 2019, with a PC release this winter.

Picking up from the end of the storyline in the original Monster Hunter: World, Iceborne has players joining forces with the Research Commission once again to explore the new land of Hoarfrost Reach, the largest map in the game. Following an unusual sighting of Legiana from the Ancient Forest, the team journeys to a new locale with a frigid climate covered in snow and ice. As pioneers, the group soon sets up a new base camp called Seliana which serves as a warm haven with resources to prepare them for the challenging quests ahead.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will introduce new monsters as well as returning series favourites. Tigrex, a frenetic creature familiar to fans of past Monster Hunter titles, arrives with its powerful roar and unpredictable moves to keep hunters on their toes. Shrieking Legiana, a newly discovered extreme variant of Legiana from Monster Hunter: World, is covered in a white frost which it uses to freeze the air and ferociously attack hunters.

First-time hunters and established series fans attending E3 2019 will get the first chance to play a demo of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne featuring three different quests, all 14 weapon types and brand-new gameplay options such as new weapon combos and features, and Clutch Claw function for the Slinger. Quest choices include the Great Jagras quest from Monster Hunter: World for newbies, the new wyvern Banbaro for an intermediate challenge or the returning series favourite Tigrex for the best of hunters. More new monsters await!